Emergency Preparedness

Remembering Black Friday – Edmonton Tornado, July 31 1987
Are you prepared for a natural disaster?
As we remember weather catastrophes like the 1987 Edmonton Tornado, known as Black Friday, or even our most recent severe rain falls of 2013, we need to remind ourselves to take the time to be prepared. It’s easier than you think! […]

July 31st, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Severe Storms

Severe Storms
Severe storms are unpredictable and can occur during any season. Storms of this nature can develop quickly and often include hail, lightning, strong winds and heavy rainfall.
Are you at risk?
Communities across the country are vulnerable.
Are you prepared?

Prepare a detailed home inventory.
Prepare your home.
Assemble a disaster safety kit.
Create an emergency preparedness plan for […]

July 15th, 2014|News|0 Comments


Read the fine print or it could cost you.
By: Deborah Gibson, BA, CIP

The rain and ice storms of 2013 were not only a test of endurance and survival; they created hardship between landlords and tenants when it came to determining whose insurance paid for any damage. While the typical assumption is that the tenant holds […]

July 14th, 2014|MySchool|0 Comments

Summer Water Safety

Safety Tips and Boating Regulation Reminders from the Ontario Brokers Association

(Toronto, Ontario) Ontario waterways have experienced tragedy with a number of boating accidents already recorded this season.  The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) is urging Ontarians to practice safety first while boating this summer.

Here are some tips to ensure safe boating:

 If you are planning […]

June 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can You Recover From a Traumatic Loss?

Child Traumatic Event Expense Endorsement
By: Deborah Gibson, BA, CIP
In addition to Trauma Assist counseling coverage offered under the Northbridge Insurance package wording, My School policy holders will benefit from an additional  tailored wording called “Child Traumatic Event Expense Endorsement.”  This broadens the insuring agreements to indemnify you for […]

June 5th, 2014|MySchool|0 Comments

Fire Safety Tips

Fire Prevention Starts With You
Did you know that it is the law for all Ontario homes to have a working smoke alarm on every storey and outside all sleeping areas? Did you know that it is the law for all Ontario homes to have a working carbon monoxide (otherwise known as the “silent killer”) detector?

“Fire Safety […]

May 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you ready to defend yourself?

Directors & Officers Liability Insurance is NOT just for the non-profit Organization
By: Deborah Gibson, BA, CIP
It may come as a surprise to learn that private organizations and their owners can be held accountable in the same way directors and officers serving on a non-profit board are. Setting up an incorporated […]

May 22nd, 2014|MySchool|0 Comments

Spring Flooding. Do you have a plan?

NB Flooding Article
Please click on the article for the complete document.

April 22nd, 2014|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update on Water 2014

Insurance Industry Changes To Prepare For: Update on Water 2014
By: Deborah Gibson, B.A., CIP
As the notable consequence of multiple claims from flood and ice storms in 2013, insurance companies are changing the way they underwrite and rate your property risks for 2014 on water damage. Not only for the peril of flood and sewer-back-up, water […]

April 3rd, 2014|MySchool|0 Comments

Select Sweepstakes Contest Officially Launched April 1st

Click on the box for more information about this exciting new campaign!

April 2nd, 2014|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments